Best way to upsolve after contest?

What is the strategy to upsolve after contest is over?
Goal : Upsolve should help me grow.

a) Should I read editorials, understand the solution and the implement the same? In such case will I improve?

(OR)

b) Is there any other better ways?

Read prerequisites. Try solving.
If you still can’t solve it then read quick explanation. Try solving it.
If you still can’t solve it then read whole editorial. Finally implement it.

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